This is incredible!
This weekend, a girl named Bria Madrid took to
Now, two decades later, with Madrid looking back on that photo and the concert, suddenly, something hit her: the random girl in the pic dressed up as Baby Spice at the time was none other than Blake Lively!!!
Found a picture when I was 5 at my first concert. #SpiceGirls and took a picture with a girl dressed up as Baby Spice who I just realized now was @blakelively pic.twitter.com/GN6AW9fg0e
— Bria Madrid (@briamadrid) August 4, 2018
It took her twenty years to realize it, but Bria finally got it — she met a soon-to-be celebrity at the concert, and didn’t even know it!!!
After Madrid’s tweet went viral on Twitter, Lively confirmed that, yup, that was definitely her, by posting the pic to her Instagram account and crediting Bria with the throwback memory (below):
Pretending to be someone else… since 1997 (Thanks @briaaamadrid for the photo of us at the Spice Girls concert. Sorry -not sorry- I tricked you into thinking I was @emmaleebunton)A post shared by Blake Lively (@blakelively) on Aug 4, 2018 at 9:17am PDT
Also, um, Blake… can we talk about those platform shoes?! OH MY GOODNESS!!!! LOLz!!
[Image via WENN.]